Good news for all you tokusatsu fans out there: Shin Ultraman - the 2022 live-action theatrical film directed by Shinji Higuchi, written / produced by Hideaki Anno, and featuring Tsubaraya Productions' legendary tokusatsu superhero - has confirmed that it has plans in the works for international theatrical distribution for the film in 37 countries in Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Europe, North America, and South America beginning on September 1st with screenings in Singapore. Hit the jump to learn more.
Over the past week, the Shin Ultraman Twitter account has been releasing some behind-the-scenes VFX breakdowns for the blockbuster film, including how the team captured the motion data for the film's Ultraman and kaiju. Check out the three breakdowns after the jump!
Hideaki Anno and Shinji Higuchi’s Shin Ultraman film has made its impact on the Japanese box office and the entire franchise, by being one of the biggest films of the year and the biggest film of the Ultra series. Today, the film reached higher heights by hitting a milestone of 4 billion yen. More after the jump!
The official Twitter for the Shinji Higuchi (Attack on Titan live-action films, Shin Godzilla)-directed all-new live-action film Shin Ultraman announced today that the film had earned 3.9 billion yen (30.7 million USD) on 2.62 million admissions in 42 days since its release on May 13, 2022. Hit the jump for more details!
To commemorate the smash hit of the film Shin Ultraman and its theme song "M87" by Kenshi Yonezu, his official YouTube channel has started streaming a special collaboration movie packed with newly-introduced scenes from the film. Watch the special clip after the jump!
As expected, Shin Ultraman lost to Tom Cruise's Top Gun: Maverick in Japan and fell to second place in its third weekends, after staying on No.1 for two consecutive weeks. Hit the jump for more details!
Hideaki Anno's and Shinji Higuchi's Shin Ultraman opened in Japanese theaters two weeks ago and according to an announcement today, has already surpassed 1.5 million tickets sold. In celebration of the milestone, Toho will be releasing the first minute and 17 seconds of the tokusatsu film. More details after the jump!